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by Mark C
February 20th, 2019, 8:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: French wine and hotel funnies
Replies: 13
Views: 1486

Re: French wine and hotel funnies

Fahima (Fahema) probably is Persian…
by Mark C
February 19th, 2019, 4:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7205
Views: 441666

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Me either. After it took so long last time I swore never again. I decided to give them the benefit of the doubt, but at this point we’re almost at 2 months and not even a tracking number. deadhorse Tracking #s created Monday for my order, FWIW . . . Have you received your wine yet? My numbers were ...
by Mark C
February 8th, 2019, 11:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7205
Views: 441666

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Chr!s G|@rn3r wrote:
February 8th, 2019, 10:29 am
My shipment to western PA is arriving today.
I’m told the same.

Yay.
by Mark C
February 5th, 2019, 10:18 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2018 Vintage West Coast Weather Thread
Replies: 628
Views: 36245

Re: 2018 Vintage West Coast Weather Thread

Edward H. Earles wrote:
December 30th, 2018, 6:11 am
I read it every day. I'm not on the West coast, or "in the biz", so I rarely have anything to post.
Same here; a great way to understand the agricultural basis of our shared passion!
by Mark C
February 5th, 2019, 7:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7205
Views: 441666

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

C Wagner wrote:
February 4th, 2019, 9:12 pm
Mark C wrote:
February 2nd, 2019, 7:51 pm
STILL no marathon wines.
Me either.

After it took so long last time I swore never again. I decided to give them the benefit of the doubt, but at this point we’re almost at 2 months and not even a tracking number.

deadhorse
Tracking #s created Monday for my order, FWIW . . .
by Mark C
January 28th, 2019, 7:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserker Day 10...what'd ya get?
Replies: 204
Views: 9207

Re: Berserker Day 10...what'd ya get?

Had to sit this one out.

[cry.gif]
by Mark C
January 21st, 2019, 11:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Forget sabering. We should all open champagne like this.
Replies: 32
Views: 1632

Re: Forget sabering. We should all open champagne like this.

Mama had a baby and its head popped off!
by Mark C
January 19th, 2019, 4:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Please tell me about Fait Main wines
Replies: 7
Views: 729

Re: Please tell me about Fait Main wines

NickRut wrote:
January 19th, 2019, 4:23 pm
GregT wrote:
January 19th, 2019, 3:50 pm
European wines are overpriced because they're priced in euros. Fait Main is an American wine with a French sounding name, which makes it suspect.

I hear it’s priced in GBP though just to be difficult. Can you confirm?
You just want to pound your point home . . . must be a quid pro quo
by Mark C
January 18th, 2019, 6:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kid Charlemagne
Replies: 44
Views: 2102

Re: Kid Charlemagne

Owsley. Oh, dear me.
by Mark C
January 18th, 2019, 3:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Please tell me about Fait Main wines
Replies: 59
Views: 2407

Re: Please tell me about Fait Main wines

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
January 18th, 2019, 3:21 pm
Joe B wrote:
January 18th, 2019, 3:12 pm
Frank Z wrote:
January 18th, 2019, 9:16 am
Already placed my order for the Las Piedras. It is a beautiful wine, and I'm very excited for the 2016 vintage.
How is that possible? Doesn't open until January 22.
Clearly, a fait accompli.
In the main, I’d say you’re correct.
by Mark C
January 18th, 2019, 12:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 10 years of Wine Berserkers--what does it mean to you?
Replies: 95
Views: 3028

Re: 10 years of Wine Berserkers--what does it mean to you?

It was a google search on a particular wine - Massena The Eleventh Hour - that led me here; I don’t even remember the thread I landed on, but I did find information on the wine and poked around a little bit and quickly realized that there are a lot of intelligent well-informed and entertaining peopl...
by Mark C
January 15th, 2019, 6:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7205
Views: 441666

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Jeff P wrote:
January 15th, 2019, 5:53 pm
Mark C wrote:
January 15th, 2019, 4:29 pm
UMM . . . Cory - It’s Tuesday!

And, where’s my marathon wines!?
Got my marathon case on Friday!
Waaaaah.

[cry.gif]
by Mark C
January 15th, 2019, 4:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7205
Views: 441666

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

UMM . . . Cory - It’s Tuesday!

And, where’s my marathon wines!?
by Mark C
January 10th, 2019, 6:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay in Forbes magazine (and elsewhere!)
Replies: 74
Views: 3162

Re: BerserkerDay in Forbes magazine

That is awesome!
by Mark C
January 5th, 2019, 1:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne takes another victim
Replies: 22
Views: 1617

Re: Champagne takes another victim

Gotta watch out for crotchety champagne bottles . . .
by Mark C
January 5th, 2019, 12:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Great wine label blurbs - post your best
Replies: 11
Views: 752

Re: Great wine label blurbs - post your best

Temperance, like chastity, is its own punishment.
by Mark C
January 2nd, 2019, 6:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Great wine label blurbs - post your best
Replies: 11
Views: 752

Great wine label blurbs - post your best

Mauve dress with cherry trim. Aroma of red fruit salad with a slightly spicy brackground. Greedy and fresh input that persists throughout its passage in your body and face reflecting youth.
Google translate…???
by Mark C
December 14th, 2018, 8:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7205
Views: 441666

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

The Hiller Grüner Veltliner is a killer deal @$15/per. Grabbed a 6-pack!
by Mark C
September 26th, 2018, 10:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3542
Views: 336041

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

Anyone go for the ’05 Latour for $819.70? A strangely precise price but a good deal AFAIK.

And I got some ’07 Agharta syrah (red label) a while back and it is DELISH, especially for the ~$16/btl…
by Mark C
September 25th, 2018, 11:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Poll: At what age should your parents have given you birth wine?
Replies: 53
Views: 1452

Re: Poll: At what age should your parents have given you birth wine?

Our son turned 20 this summer and has thus far not developed a taste for wine. I will hold the small parcel of ‘98s I’ve acquired - all age-worthy - for him as long as it takes for him to develop his palate. If they start to age out before then (a few may), I will serve them to him so he at least ha...
by Mark C
September 16th, 2018, 11:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ray Walker & Maison Ilan updates - the saga has ended...(updated)
Replies: 2065
Views: 207630

Re: Ray Walker & Maison Ilan updates - the saga has ended...(updated)

Marcus Dean wrote:
September 15th, 2018, 2:45 pm
robert creth wrote:
September 15th, 2018, 2:13 pm
Ok I get it now, the world is against him, it’s all about racism and other people’s hatred. He is entirely blameless. He just needs some more time and love.
and other peoples money
And his very own çôћört.
by Mark C
September 9th, 2018, 4:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Château Calon-Ségur finally hits its stride
Replies: 3
Views: 393

Re: TN: 1996 Château Calon-Ségur finally hits its stride

Thank you so much for this note. Please do let us know how the wine develops over the years!
by Mark C
September 3rd, 2018, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 292
Views: 16536

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
August 24th, 2018, 4:21 pm
D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
August 23rd, 2018, 8:20 am
Struggling with the drag and drop concept for attachments when I am using a tablet. Not sure what I am missing. Help an old guy out please.
Bump
David, try using the “Attachment” button, it allows you to navigate to the file to be attached.
by Mark C
September 2nd, 2018, 12:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ray Walker & Maison Ilan updates - the saga has ended...(updated)
Replies: 2065
Views: 207630

Re: Ray Walker & Maison Ilan updates - the saga has ended...(updated)

" Ray Walker ‏ @maisonILAN Aug 28 Looking for a journalist interested in getting the inside scoop on my winery. The interest is out there from people wanting to know the story. Who wants the scoop? " This just screams out for a reporter from Fox (Faux) news. Where have a read this kind of tweet bef...
by Mark C
August 31st, 2018, 12:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What unusual wines/regions do you love?
Replies: 127
Views: 5879

Re: What unusual wines/regions do you love?

Moldova - had a Băbească Neagră that was pretty tasty. Little early for love but I’d be very interested to taste more . . .
by Mark C
August 31st, 2018, 12:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Most Disappointing Wine You Cellared
Replies: 123
Views: 7784

Re: Most Disappointing Wine You Cellared

John Kight wrote:
August 29th, 2018, 2:03 pm
Any bottle from any vintage of Usseglio Mon Aieul Chateauneuf. Janasse isn't much better, but Mon Aieul is Mon Worst.
Very sorry to hear that as I have 2 btls of the 2012 Mon Aieul aging until they’re ready. Better now, or later?
by Mark C
August 28th, 2018, 4:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Most Disappointing Wine You Cellared
Replies: 123
Views: 7784

Re: Most Disappointing Wine You Cellared

bob poirier wrote:
August 28th, 2018, 1:04 pm
1995 Calon Segur Hoping for something special and ended up with something mediocre.
I’ve got some 1996 in my cellar; I hope it’s not similarly mediocre . . .
by Mark C
August 26th, 2018, 10:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: They're havin' a heat wave
Replies: 52
Views: 3697

Re: They're havin' a heat wave

That is awesome Nola!
by Mark C
August 25th, 2018, 3:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lastbottle Spring Marathon
Replies: 148
Views: 8684

Re: Lastbottle Spring Marathon

I managed to avoid this one completely. Gotta pay my son’s university bill . . .
by Mark C
August 19th, 2018, 7:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 292
Views: 16536

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)

David Glasser wrote:
August 19th, 2018, 4:56 pm
I see it in both places.
Weird. I just checked again and his avatar is still blank, as well as Ian Dorin's.
by Mark C
August 19th, 2018, 3:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 292
Views: 16536

Strange anomoly . . .

Here’s a weird thing I noticed about the new software: Jim Anderson’s avatar (Pre!) displays on the first WB page below but not on the second. Why is that? Enquiring minds need to know! Does display: https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=135546&p=2559796#p2559798 Does not display...
by Mark C
August 19th, 2018, 10:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 292
Views: 16536

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)

Fixed the latter one, super easy (instructions posted elsewhere as well, like the 'media' thread) - just put the entire URL in between the 'media' code (which shows up when you click the media button, right next to spoiler - looks like a monitor) All in all the media button works across a MASSIVE a...
by Mark C
August 18th, 2018, 10:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3542
Views: 336041

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

Any love for, or knowledge of, the 2017 Ca’ Rozzeria “Langhe Nebbiolo” in the latest offer?
by Mark C
August 17th, 2018, 1:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 73% of Brits are intimidated by wine lists
Replies: 22
Views: 761

Re: 73% of Brits are intimidated by wine lists

Ian Sutton wrote:
August 17th, 2018, 12:03 pm
Fair comment, but those of us that aren't intimidated by the wines listed, are usually intimidated by rapacious markups!
Ain’t THAT the truth!
by Mark C
August 17th, 2018, 10:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Chateau Musar 1999 Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
Replies: 38
Views: 1536

Re: TN: Chateau Musar 1999 Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

I’ve been drinking Musar for close to 12 years now. I’m sure there are others that have more experience, but I’ve tasted most of the 80’s multiple times and had cases of the wines from the 90’s; I think I bought 3 cases of the 94’s between 2007-2008. So i’d Start by offering that in my thoughts the...
by Mark C
August 17th, 2018, 9:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 292
Views: 16536

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)

When I try to use the media tag on the following link I get the error “You cannot use certain BBCodes: [media].” Is that an error or is there something about the link which can not be used with the media tag? https://media.giphy.com/media/HhTXt43pk1I1W/giphy.gif (from this post) A nit: you should pi...
by Mark C
August 15th, 2018, 12:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How I spent my time while WB was down
Replies: 58
Views: 2056

Re: How I spent my time while WB was down

I had to build wire cages for my wife’s beloved hostas. They look weird up close but you can’t even see them from the street. And, without them we wouldn’t even *have* hostas; the damn ruminants’d chew them to the ground. Overnight.
by Mark C
August 15th, 2018, 12:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 292
Views: 16536

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)

Hairy, dammit.

And the red box take you to the last unread post whereas the date/time takes you to the last post.
by Mark C
August 15th, 2018, 10:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 292
Views: 16536

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)

Thanks. I've discovered that it's a pixel issue - older phones don't have the number of pixels that newer phones do, so the width of the forum tables are maxed out on older phones, but newer ones get the full width. Obviously you don't NEED to get a new phone, with more pixels in the browser, but o...
by Mark C
August 15th, 2018, 10:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FONT HAS BEEN CHANGED!!! Information on last post (now that you all know how to do that)
Replies: 58
Views: 1604

Re: IMPORTANT! Possible font change - (EDITED POLL - PLEASE RE-VOTE!!)

Keep it the way it was, with the “TT” or Arial option (the “Sarcasm” font!)
by Mark C
August 14th, 2018, 9:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 292
Views: 16536

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)

I use the red box that takes me to the first unread post. I have no need to go directly to the last post in a thread. That said, turning my phone sideways does not reveal a gray box in the last column to the right or left. Looks like this: (thumbnail now by default - click to see full size) Todd, t...
by Mark C
August 14th, 2018, 7:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How I spent my time while WB was down
Replies: 58
Views: 2056

Re: How I spent my time while WB was down

Pulled weeds in the landscaping and mowed the dread (very steep) upper portion of the front yard. Minor cellar reorg. Watched the Man in the High Castle. Drank a gin Rickey.
by Mark C
August 14th, 2018, 7:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2003 D'Arenberg Shiraz, The Dead Arm
Replies: 10
Views: 566

Re: TN: 2003 D'Arenberg Shiraz, The Dead Arm

Thanks for the note; I have a couple of the 2006 Dead Arm in the cellar and will hold off for at least another 5 years.

Does anyone have experience with the 2006?
by Mark C
August 14th, 2018, 6:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Media button for linking media.
Replies: 43
Views: 1058

Re: New Media button for linking media.

The new drag and drop feature is AWESOME!

And, the way that polls show up instantly is pretty cool too.
by Mark C
August 13th, 2018, 1:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 292
Views: 16536

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)

Does anyone else find the little circular icons on the right of every topic/thread in a forum page irritating in the way that many/most/all (any, really) of them are animated and move? And, why do some move and not others? And, am I correct that the little black dot at about 10 O’clock on the circul...
by Mark C
August 13th, 2018, 9:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 292
Views: 16536

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here!

J a y H a c k wrote:
August 13th, 2018, 9:02 am
Do the goyim know the meaning of the word "Ungepatchka?" Because it accurately described the new site.
Better ungepatchka than farkakte!
by Mark C
August 13th, 2018, 8:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Media button for linking media.
Replies: 43
Views: 1058

Re: New Media button for linking media.

Ok.

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